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Archaeologist Patricia Sutherland

sutherland.jpg.jpg Archeologists led by Memorial University archeologist Patricia Sutherland probe a dig site on Baffin Island in search of artifacts from Norse and Dorset people about 700 years ago. Photograph by: Handout/Patricia Sutherland , Postmedia News L’Anse Aux Meadows is a renowned 11th century Norse archaeological site on the Northern Peninsula. It’s thought to be the earliest known European settlement in the New World. But a new picture is emerging of the Viking presence along the coast in ancient times. And northern Labrador figures into that re-think. Patricia Sutherland has been doing research on artifacts found on Baffin Island and Northern Labrador. She’s on the line from Ottawa to tell us about it.

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